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Hunger and Nutrition Problems Among American Indians: A Case Study of North Dakota; Hearing before the Select Committee on Hunger House of Representatives One Hundredth Congress First Session, Hearing Held in New Town, ND July 10, 1987
US House Select Committee on Hunger
100th Congress, 1st Session
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This report from the United States (US) House Select Committee on Hunger, dated July 10, 1987 includes the transcript of a hearing held in New Town, North Dakota focused on nutrition and diabetes among Three Affiliated Tribe members on the Fort Berthold Reservation. The hearing includes expert testimony from health and nutrition experts and residents of the Fort Berthold Reservation. The opening statement made by Representative Mickey Leland acknowledges the devastating impact that the Garrison Dam had on the Three Affiliated Tribes and he indicates that in addition to the information from the hearing, he will also consider the recommendations made by the Garrison Unit Joint Tribal Advisory Committee (JTAC). He also provides the statistic that among the Three Affiliated Tribes, 1 in 3 people over the age of 40 is diabetic. The report includes the statements made by members of the Three Affiliated Tribes, nutritionists, physicians, and other experts at the hearing as well as additional supplemental material.
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, JTAC, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, hunger, diabetes, health, nutrition, hearing, New Town
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US House Select Committee on Hunger, Garrison Unit Joint Tribal Advisory Committee, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Counsel
Mickey Leland, Peter Bennett, James Brosseau, Emmarine Chase, Elise I. Danks, Byron L. Dorgan, Gretchen Chelsey Lang, Edward Lone Fight, Timothy J. Penny, Anna Rose Ruhland, Terrance Sloan, Alonzo Spang, Herbert Wilson, Rollie Morud, Herbert J. Wilson
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United States Congress, House. Select Committee on Hunger. Hunger and Nutrition Problems Among American Indians: A Case Study of North Dakota; Hearing before the Select Committee on Hunger House of Representatives One Hundredth Congress First Session, Hearing Held in New Town, ND July 10, 1987. 100th Cong, 1st sess, H. Doc. 11. July 10, 1987. https://commons.und.edu/indigenous-gov-docs/135/.
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